Airspeed Oxford Propeller - Cheetah Mk X - WW2 Era - Original Condition - RAF | AEROART.CO.UK

 We’ve been very lucky in recently obtaining this Stunning, Airspeed Oxford, laminated wood aircraft propeller. Imported from Canada, in fabulous condition and still retaining its original decals with brass leading edges, this propeller really is one of the best wooden propeller is we’ve ever had. 

     The Airspeed Oxford was developed during the 1930s as a training aircraft and general-purpose aircraft for the RAF. During World War II many thousands of Oxfords would be ordered by Britain’s allies including Australia Canada France New Zealand Poland and the United States.  After the war they were also adopted by many other countries and proved to be a very reliable and capable aircraft. 

 

      Excellent original condition

      Date stamped - November 1942 

      World War II era

      American manufactured 

      Laminated wooden construction 

      Very Rare        

      Brass leading edges with original decal

 

Specifications (Mk I)

Oxford AS 10

General characteristics

  • Crew: 3
  • Length: 34 ft 6 in (10.52 m)
  • Wingspan: 53 ft 4 in (16.26 m)
  • Height: 11 ft 1 in (3.38 m)
  • Wing area: 348 sq ft (32.3 m2) [45]
  • Empty weight: 5,322 lb (2,414 kg)
  • Gross weight: 7,500 lb (3,402 kg)
  • Fuel capacity: 156 imp gal (187 US gal; 710 L)[5]
  • Powerplant: 2 × Armstrong Siddeley Cheetah X radial engines, 350 hp (260 kW) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 192 mph (309 km/h; 167 kn)
  • Endurance: 5.5 hr
  • Service ceiling: 23,550 ft (7,180 m)
  • Rate of climb: 1,340 ft/min (6.8 m/s)

Armament

  • Guns: 0.303 in (7.7 mm) Vickers K machine gun in dorsal turret
  • Bombs: 16× 11.5 lb (5 kg) practice bombs carried externally

      

   

     




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